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how to pull off a win in the key battleground state of ohio and break through president obama's so-called midwestern firewall. his campaign is ensure shurg allies there is still a clear path to skrivictory. peter, tell us about this memo. >> reporter: the romney campaign is facing serious questions about the electoral college math. people in ohio here generally think obama has a slight lead also in wisconsin and iowa and nevada. three of those four would give obama the presidency. so the romney campaign knows they're going to have to answer questions about this on the sunday shows tomorrow and on the final days of the race. they circulated a confidential memo to top republican leaders and surrogates. we got our hands on it. this is what they're saying. they're saying they're putting the obama campaign on defense. quote, mitt romney is up or tied with obama in every key battleground state forcing obama on defense in states he won by double digits in 2008 like wisconsin, iowa, michigan, minnesota, and pennsylvania. with the campaigns even on the ground and in early vote, gop enthusia
a very tight race in the must-win state of ohio. president obama is at 50% and mitt romney is at 46%. i'm joined now by gloria borger and ryan lizza. thanks, guys. who's got the edge right now and we're getting closer and closer. >> it's hard to say. our head is exploding with all of these polls. but if you look at our -- let's take the state of ohio, which is of course so key to both campaigns. it's hard to see how romney would win the presidency without winning ohio, although they now say they could. although if you look at the internals you see what you've been seeing all along. president obama is up with women about 12 points, mitt romney up with men by 8 points. romney has made some in roads in suburban areas, but in our poll, the president is up with independent voters by about 5 points. what romney needs to keep doing, to get the momentum or to continue a momentum that he had after the first debate is to get those voters out in the suburban areas, married women in particular, that could make the difference for him in the state of ohio, which is so key. but as for overall momentum
, ohio, right now. our brand new cnn/orc poll shows president obama with a narrow lead in that state 50% to mitt romney's 47%. that's within the sampling error making it still effectively a dead heat. our chief national correspondent john king is joining us right now. he's in ohio as well. john, take us inside these numbers. >> wolf, they are fascinating when you look deep in this poll. the president you just showed he's here in ohio. governor romney will be here tontd. they expect some 35,000 republicans at his rally. in this part of the state i'm in cincinnati tonight. when you look deep in our poll you see this one will be fought out through the last poll closing on election night. look at these two candidates among independents. governor romney with a slight edge 48% to 46%. again, that's a statistical tie well within the margin of error. the auto bailout is one of the things the president thinks will help him here in ohio. you heard him mention that in this speech. look at this in the industrial northern part of the state, across northern ohio where you have many auto-related direc
campaign is really fauxmentum. >> barack obama says he saved the auto industry, but for who? ohio or china. now crystler plans to start making jeeps in china. >> i saw a story today, one of the great manufacturers in this state, jeep, now owned by the italians is thinking of moving all production to china. >> after the owner of crystler said the story is false and the company is adding jobs in ohio, the obama campaign seized on the moment. >> that's what the ad says, it's a outrageous lie. >>. >> now, a senior romney advisor is defending their advertising on that autobailout, but they're not saying whether or not they agree with the praise of the handling of hurricane sandy, but the romney campaign did hold a conference call earlier today to matt conference call that the obama campaign put on. they said they will prevail on tuesday, but they said hopefully the outcome will be known, addressing some of the uncertainty. >> the gloves are beginning to come off, thanks again. >> there is concern about the power outages caused by super storm sandy and voting. the election is just six days away
of these other numbers. colorado obviously important. florida, virginia, certainly ohio. but look at these numbers. this is from the new nbc "the wall street journal" poll in iowa obama 50%, romney 44%. much closer in new hampshire. obama 49%, romney 47% within the sampling error. wisconsin similarly 49%, 46%. these states are pretty important as well. >> every state. all of these battleground states are very important. there are different permutations to get to the all important 270. you look at a tiny state like new hampshire which is so close, four electoral votes, wolf, but it's the last place mitt romney is going to visit before he goes home to boston to vote. the president's going to be there. this could be the difference in the electoral college. if you look at iowa and wisconsin, two other numbers you just threw out there. iowa and wisconsin very important part of the president's firewall in the midwest. for example, should he lose florida, iowa and wisconsin very important. same thing with ohio. both of them -- both those states important to both of these candidates. and
at that event in ohio earlier today, and wolf, i did ask a senior romney adviser if the gop nominee had any problem with president obama, and new jersey governor chris christie, looking at storm dang tomorrmagw in new jersey, i got one word -- none. >> jim acosta, thanks very much, looks like a little bit of a bromance developing between the president and the governor. that could last 24 hours. >> if it is a bromance, it could be very short live. they may just try to get through this disaster first. >>> all right, dozens of patients evacuated when a new york city hospital becomes flooded and loses power, including newborn babies carried down nine flights of stairs. our dr. sanjay gupta has new di details, coming up. (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> anyone who wasn't taking the threat of hurricane sandy seriously yesterday has probably changed their view dramatically. cnn national correspondent, jason carol, is on long island, talking to residents of lindenhurst, new york. >> thousands of people here s
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